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Forum: Fish   06-22-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,563
Posted By Youjin
quick question - do you blanched the peas (and...

quick question - do you blanched the peas (and how long in the microwave, cover or uncover ?)
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-16-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 55,235
Posted By Youjin
this is so cool...i just spend the last hour...

this is so cool...i just spend the last hour reading this thru'....thanks for sharing :-)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-22-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Youjin
that is funny... :) thanks for sharing this

that is funny... :) thanks for sharing this
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-22-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,541
Posted By Youjin
shrimplets - they looks good...the white is...

shrimplets - they looks good...the white is coming back....thanks for sharing the pics

I saw one with 4 white bands / tiger tooth; look at least a A grade to me :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-22-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By Youjin
This is the thread you posted on 6/8/2007 :- ...

This is the thread you posted on 6/8/2007 :-



you already have some RCS in your 5.5; why are you still asking for RCS from "Santa" ?
Forum: Equipment   06-15-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,854
Posted By Youjin
spypet, thanks for alerting us on this. I...

spypet, thanks for alerting us on this.

I got the same problem with my recent purchase and had been interacting with Seachem for the last week or so. Their reply is the same as what you received...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-01-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,126
Posted By Youjin
by the way, the "forest" do reap its benefit....a...

by the way, the "forest" do reap its benefit....a baby pencilfish (beckford) somehow managed to survive - i did not even know it exist until it appeared.

It is still small.....my 1st baby fish...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-01-2007, 04:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,126
Posted By Youjin
Dr. Nick and ringram - thanks As for the...

Dr. Nick and ringram - thanks

As for the layout, i thought the idea is to have the red plant on the right side and not on the left and also not on both sides. If the left side is correct, i will...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-31-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,126
Posted By Youjin
It is 5 months since the last major rescape. ...

It is 5 months since the last major rescape.

Any suggestions ?

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j20/andrewtanyp/IMG_3000.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-29-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Youjin
If the genes of the 10 S+ grade crystal red...

If the genes of the 10 S+ grade crystal red shrimp are of SSS or SS grade (their parents), then you do have a chance with selective breeding.

Else, really difficult. Unless you introduce high...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Youjin
i would think that they are from different...

i would think that they are from different batches. But does it matter ? At the rate of prolific breeding that they are "famous for"; you will probably have too many babies soon to even take notice...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-25-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Youjin
3xdiscus, 2xboesmani rainbows and 3xclown loaches...

3xdiscus, 2xboesmani rainbows and 3xclown loaches all will hunt and eat shrimps
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-28-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,906
Posted By Youjin
Hey Eric, there are many of us started this...

Hey Eric,

there are many of us started this hobby with a "tight" budget

A low cost / low tech / low light tank is still a very do-able option; albeit working with the world of low light plants...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-28-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,906
Posted By Youjin
How long it last is not dependent on the color...

How long it last is not dependent on the color rating, 6700k or 10k.

What do you have currently in the stock hood ? When i got my tank from Petco, it come with a 15 Watts T5 which is good for my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-07-2007, 03:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By Youjin
won't the proposed fix (Diatom filter and UV) be...

won't the proposed fix (Diatom filter and UV) be an overkill for such small tank ?

Are you using ADA Aquasoil ? Do you dose ferts, what kind of filtration (matured or not) and what light /...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-24-2007, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,506
Posted By Youjin
petmountain website Seachem - Seachem...

petmountain website

Seachem - Seachem Flourish Excel (http://www.petmountain.com/product/plant-food/503308/seachem-seachem-flourish-excel.html)

2L $19.95
500 ML $5.95
250 ML $3.95
Forum: Tank Journals   01-21-2007, 05:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,319
Posted By Youjin
sorry, i have not done any trimming since this...

sorry, i have not done any trimming since this was set-up slightly over 10 weeks ago. The moss had really took off. The experiment with not tying the moss (compared to spreading them thinly over...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-19-2007, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,319
Posted By Youjin
The tank is pretty grown in (more than 10 weeks...

The tank is pretty grown in (more than 10 weeks old now).

The moss were not tied down but hang over the branches.

How do you find this effect compared to tying the moss thinly / spreading over...
Forum: Plants   01-09-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,156
Posted By Youjin
will be good to share your specs; tank size,...

will be good to share your specs; tank size, lighting, CO2 etc...

using Echinodorous Tenellus (ET) can be tricky as they grows really tall for a foreground plant but there are dwarf version of...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-05-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,861
Posted By Youjin
wow...never knew you could have HC growing like...

wow...never knew you could have HC growing like that with 2 x 20 watts over a 31 gallon tank and DIY CO2.

What is your struggle or secret ?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,260
Posted By Youjin
wow...look great ! Happy New Year !

wow...look great ! Happy New Year !
Forum: Tank Journals   12-25-2006, 04:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,126
Posted By Youjin
ianmoede / turbosaurus / ringram - thanks for...

ianmoede / turbosaurus / ringram - thanks for your comments. It encouraging especially when i am learning from all the comments since this last 2 months were my 1st attempt at "real" scaping (more of...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-22-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,126
Posted By Youjin
thank you xcooperx. I move the left hand...

thank you xcooperx.

I move the left hand wood to point to the center (it distract and direct the eyes to t:icon_bigg he left). Also, tied different moss to all the branches. New pic will be...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-21-2006, 05:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,126
Posted By Youjin
thanks for all the critiques. i am learning a...

thanks for all the critiques. i am learning a lot from the feedbacks.

Decided to re-scape the whole set-up. Remove the foreground plants; dwarf sag and HM (replace with HC); thin the background...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-21-2006, 03:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By Youjin
it is very do-able at a low budget if you are...

it is very do-able at a low budget if you are going low tech. I just did mine (20x18x20 33 gallon cube) 2 months ago and i spend less than $100 in set-up / plants and all. I use a Hagen DIY CO2...
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